characteristic x-ray

noun Physics.

an x-ray that is emitted from an atom when an electron is displaced from an inner shell.

Nearby words

  1. characteristic function,
  2. characteristic polynomial,
  3. characteristic root,
  4. characteristic vector,
  5. characteristic velocity,
  6. characterization,
  7. characterize,
  8. characterless,
  9. charactery,
  10. charactonym Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019